Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

July 8, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Steve Shea, Secretary-Treasurer

Jim Love, Board Member

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

Lester Mauch, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Jeannie Demas, Vice-Chair

 

 

Introductions

Mr. Shea called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Welcome New/Returning Board Members

The Board welcomed new member Lester Mauch.

 

Election of Board Officers

Mr. Love nominated Jeannie Demas for Chairwoman.  Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried.  Mr. Mauch nominated Steve Shea as Vice-Chairman Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.  Mr. Zanetti nominated Jim Love for Secretary/Treasurer.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.

           

            Sign new Signature Cards for RSNB

            The Board members signed the signature cards for the two accounts at RSNB.

 

Approval of JulyAgenda and June Minutes

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve the July Agenda.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.  Mr. Mauch made a motion to table approving the June minutes until later in the meeting.  No second.  Motion did not pass. After the discussion regarding the April and June minutes (see below under Old Business), Mr. Love made a motion to approve the June minutes with the clarification noted at this July meeting.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

Financial Report

Mr. Love made a motion to approve A/P checks 12886-12908, Payroll checks 5120-5145, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

July Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that for July there will be review over the last six months of safety topics.

 

Old Business

Clarify the motions made in the April and June Board Meeting regarding  Wyo Retirement

STAR’s attorney advised that the original motion made at the April Board meeting that stated STAR would pay both employee and employer portions (for part-time) of the Wyoming Retirement starting in April and would re-evaluate the budget in six months (at the September Board meeting) should remain in effect.  The motion made later in June stating that STAR would pay both portions until October 1st at which time the employees would pay their portion should be void. The Board should stay with it’s original motion that carried in April and re-evaluate at the September meeting.

 

Funding for FY2020

Ms. Owens informed the Board that she is expecting that STAR will receive all of the funding it requested and the FY2020 budget will remain the same as was approved at the April Board meeting.

 

New Business

Mr. Love made a motion to accept the engagement letter from Carver Florek & James for the FY2019 audit and Mr. Shea’s signature on the letter.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.

 

Board Comments

No Board Comments

 

Executive Session

No Excutive Session was held.

 

Adjournment

Mr. Zanetti made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Shea adjourned the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

 

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary  

 

 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

 

June 10, 2019

 

 

 

In Attendance,

 

            Members

 

Rebecca Briesmaster, Chair

 

Steve Shea, Secretary-Treasurer

 

Jim Love, Board Member

 

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

 

 

Staff & Gues

 Judy Owens, Director

 

Mary Seppie, Accountant

 

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

 

 

Absent

 

Jeannie Demas, Vice-Chair

 

 

 

 

 

Introductions

 

Ms. Briesmaster called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

 

 

Approval of June Agenda and May Minutes

 

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the June Agenda and the May minutes. Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

Financial Report

 

Mr. Love made a motion to approve A/P checks 12862-12885, Payroll checks 5094-5119, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried. 

 

 

 

June Safety Meeting

 

Ms. Owens informed the Board that the June safety topic is to review the Top 10 Safety Tips.

 

 

 

Old Business

 

Fixed Route Module- Route Shout update

 

The RouteShout application is up and including the Locate Me portion of the app.  Ms. Owens will be issuing press releases this week to let the public know about the app.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coverage of Part-Time Employees under Wyoming Retirement

 

After further discussions with Wyoming Retirement, it was confirmed that STAR does have to pay Wyoming Retirement on its part-time employees who work over 25 hours per week.  Wyoming Retirement has agreed to let STAR begin the contributions on the part-time employees  July 1, 2019 and they have reflected that change on a new Pension Agreement Form. Ms. Briesmaster and Ms. Owens signed the updated Pension Agreement form.  Mr. Shea made a motion to approve STAR paying for the employee and the employer contributions on the

 

part-time employees until October 1, 2019 at which time the part-time employees will have to start paying their portion of the contributions with pre-tax deductions from their paychecks.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried. 

 

 

 

Approval of April Board Minutes

 

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the April Board minutes but noting the change to the starting date of the Pension Agreement from April 1, 2019 to July 1, 2019.  Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

New Business

 

There was no new business.

 

 

 

Board Comments

 

Ms. Briesmaster told the Board that she will not be serving another Board term as she is moving.              The Board wished her well in her future plans.

 

 

 

Executive Session

 

No Excutive Session was held.

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Shea made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Zanetti second. Ms. Briesmaster adjourned the meeting at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Briesmaster , Chairwoman               __________________________________

 

           

 

Steve Shea, Secretary/Treasurer                     __________________________________

 

           

 

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________